Tanya Jaeger de Foras
Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer
Tanya Jaeger de Foras is senior vice president, chief legal officer, corporate secretary and chief compliance officer. Jaeger de Foras is responsible for the oversight of the Company’s global legal, corporate governance, compliance, and government relations functions. Jaeger de Foras brings more than two decades of extensive legal, regulatory compliance, risk mitigation, and management experience earned across multiple industries and international markets.
Prior to joining Ingredion, Jaeger de Foras was a leader in the global law department of Whirlpool Corporation, first serving as chief legal officer for its EMEA business unit since 2015 and based in Italy. In 2019, Jaeger de Foras was appointed deputy general counsel and chief compliance officer and relocated to the company’s global headquarters in Benton Harbor, Michigan.
From 2012 to 2015, Jaeger de Foras was deputy general counsel at Luxottica S.p.A (now EssilorLuxottica), as well as EMEA regional general counsel, based in Italy. From 2002 to 2012, Jaeger de Foras served at Pfizer, Inc., holding roles of increasing responsibility starting as corporate compliance counsel and ultimately being named assistant general counsel and chief counsel for the company’s $7 billion specialty care European business unit. Jaeger de Foras began her legal career as an associate at the global law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, working in New York and Paris, France.
Jaeger de Foras earned a bachelor’s degree in foreign service from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. Jaeger de Foras has lived and worked in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, and speaks English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.